Sanjukta Tole

Sanjukta is a partner at Sim & McBurney and Sim Ashton & McKay LLP where she advises a diverse range of clients on management of international IP portfolios and enforcement of intellectual property rights, with a particular focus on trade-mark prosecution, oppositions and cancellation proceedings. She assists clients in domain name and Internet-related disputes, trade-mark expungement proceedings and trade-mark/copyright infringement matters.

Sanjukta regularly advises clients on commercial transactions, including licensing agreements, co-existence arrangements, joint ventures, technology contracts and shareholder agreements.

She is a co-author of Hughes on Trade-marks (LexisNexis Butterworths) and Trade-marks Act & Commentary (LexisNexis), and is an active member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the International Trade-marks Association (INTA).

Prior to joining Sim & McBurney and Sim Ashton & McKay LLP, Sanjukta was an associate at a prominent full-service law firm in Vancouver. Sanjukta was the recipient of the Bereskin & Parr Prize for Patent Law, the Scotiabank Group Prize for Estates Law, and the Osgoode Hall Award for Upper Year Excellence.


Contact Information

T. 416-849-8462 E. F. 416-595-1163


Admitted to the Bar of Ontario (2008)
Entitled to practice before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Canada
Trade-mark Agent (2010)


B.Sc. (Honours) Specialist Human Behavioural Biology, University of Toronto (2004)
LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School (2007)

Professional Associations

Law Society of Upper Canada

Canadian Bar Association

Co-Author for Hughes on Trade-marks and Trademarks Act and Commentary (Lexis)

Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Anti-Counterfeiting Committee (2012-2015)

Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Internet Committee (2013 -2015)

Member of International Trade-marks Association (INTA) Committee for Non-Traditional Trade-marks Canada (2014-2016)

Member of MARQUES